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Throttle Max Sense theme for WM
XDA member alecoddlyiv presents this first version theme for Throttle Launcher, nice visuals are included on developers theme, which was created for those devices with lower specs, so they can have the chance to experience Max Sense feel.
In order to get weather animations right, you must download the animations provided on the original thread.
Working on Windows Mobile devices with WVGA and VGA resolutions.
The developer kindly asks to leave feedback, so future versions can be fixed if needed.
Originally posted by alecoddlyiv
[THEME] Throttle Max Sense Public Beta
I have released a public beta version of my new Throttle Launcher theme over at the Throttle Launcher forums HERE
The theme has been created with permission from maxycy and bignadad for the graphics
The theme has been tested on wqvga and vga devices and was created for those with lower powered devices that want to experience that max sense feel.
Before you start using the theme be sure to run through the configuration, go through the theme settings and pay extra special attention to the programs section where you need to specify what programs will be used to perform certain functions. There is also an exes folder included with some goodies already for you, these are provided as is and may not work for every device.
The weather requires you to Download animations which can be stored on your storage card and pointed to from within the config.
When you press any of the taskbar icons you will see a page similar to that in screenshot 4 to exit to the homescreen you can click on the first icon or to return to the page you were on press on any area of the black background.
Please provide detailed feedback of any issues below.
You can find more information in the theme thread.
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